James David Emmons

about 1820–about 1850 (Age 30)
Giles, Virginia, United States

The Life of James David

When James David Emmons was born about 1820, in Giles, Virginia, United States, his father, Morton Peterson Emmons, was 25 and his mother, Barbara Miller, was 20. He died about 1850, in California, United States, at the age of 30.

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Morton Peterson Emmons
Barbara Miller
James David Emmons
William Tobias Emmons
Rufus French Emmons
Martha J Emmons
Virginia Chapman Emmons
Sarah Ann Emmons
Oscar Johnston Emmons
John David Emmons
Olivia J Emmons
Louisa Jane Emmons

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World Events (7)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1824 · "Mary Randolph Publishes ""The Virginia Housewife"""

Age 4

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 10

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval female personal name Ismaine, Ismenia (found as Emonie, Emeny until the end of the 18th century), which is of uncertain origin.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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